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Rugby isn't just for athletes who can run and walk listen

01/13/12 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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A sporting tournament of a different kind kicked off Friday that gives people with disabilities a chance to show the world they can be athletes too. Wheelchair rugby brought teams from as far as Brazil and Canada to Tampa.

The sounds these hard hitting athletes make aren’t helmets smashing together or bodies thumping to the floor. They’re customized gladiator-style wheelchairs colliding at full force during a rugby match. Keith Marosek is the reg...

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